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RED RIBBON WEEK!

Students, Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually. On Monday, please wear silly socks to Sock it to Drugs. Tuesday, put a cap on drugs by wearing your favorite hat. On Wednesday, let’s all be a drug free team by wearing our favorite team’s jerseys. On Thursday, shade out drugs by wearing your favorite shades all day. And on Friday, wear a red shirt with your jeans to support Red Ribbon Week!

Calling All Artists!

Attention all artists! The Big Dawg Bugle needs your artwork for the “Artist Spotlight” in issue two of our school newspaper. If you have artwork that you would like to submit, please see Mr. Barton in room for details.

Color Run

Dear Parents,
Our annual color run will be held Friday, November 9th.  Shirts must be ordered by October 26th for them to arrive on time for the festivities.  Please pay online at www.hsbpto.org and email jmcginn@harmonytx.org name of student, shirt size, and type of shirt.
Please click picture for a form and information

Announcement from Student Council

Please join us in supporting the fighters and honoring the taken by wearing as many pink items as possible on Friday. The class with the most pink items worn on this Friday will win the competition.

School Newspaper

The first issue of the Big Dawg Bugle sold 176 copies last week! Thank you all who supported the newspaper. There will be a new issue for November, so don’t miss out!

Pizza Kits

Dear Parents and Teachers,

It’s time to turn in your pizza kits Bring Back Your Pizza kit Money and Forms Tuesday October 16th by the end of the day. It’s time for prizes!!!!!
****Pizza kits will be delivered October 26th pick up Will begin at 4:30*****
This is an exciting time to be apart of Harmony School of Business

Harmony School of Business is seeking dedicated Bilingual and ESL teachers

Harmony School of Business is seeking dedicated Bilingual and ESL teachers. Bachelor’s degree in a directly related field and Texas teacher certification are required.

Senior Fundraising Night

Senior class will have Chipotle Fundraising night in October 30th.

Just go to the Chipotle at 340 Coit Road in Plano on Tuesday, October 30th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Take your flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell
the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33%
of the proceeds will be donated to Harmony School Of Business. Get your delicious dinner and support our seniors!

School Newspaper

Don’t miss out on the VERY FIRST ISSUE of our school newspaper, the Big Dawg Bugle! Copies will be on sale this Thursday during 3rd block. Just bring 50 cents to your class and we will come by each classroom to sell copies.

1) Any student who purchases the newspaper on Thursday (tomorrow) will receive a Free Dress Pass

2) Please bring 50 cents for the paper. We will try to have change, but it will be much easier if everyone brings exact change.

PSAT

Dear Parents or Guardians of HSB Dallas,
all 8th-9th-10th and 11th grade students in HSB Dallas will take the PSAT 8/9, and PSAT/NMSQT on October 10, 2018. The test will start at 8:00 am. No late students will be admitted to the testing room.
HSB Dallas will not be able to provide calculators. As stated above, it is recommended that students bring their own calculators, although the use of a calculator is not required since all questions can be solved without a calculator. School will not provide calculators on test day. It is not necessary for you to purchase a graphing calculator. Scientific calculators, which many households already have, will be sufficient for this exam. Also, many of them can be purchased inexpensively.
You can read more about calculator policy at below link.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hOBBkjpwqVXCsPqtD0EDHM66wSdUKObG/view?usp=sharing

YEARBOOK ORDER FORM

Order your 2018-2019 yearbook today! Our FULL COLOR HARD COVER yearbook is only $30.00 and FULL COLOR SOFT COVER yearbook is only $25.00, if you purchase during the pre-order period (up until March 1st). After our pre-order period, only a limited number of yearbooks will be available for purchase. They will be sold on a first come first served basis.
BEFORE March 1st:
HARD COVER YEARBOOK :$30.00
SOFT COVER YEARBOOK : $25.00
AFTER March 1st:
HARD COVER YEARBOOK :$35.00
SOFT COVER YEARBOOK : $30.00

We only accept Check, Debit/Credit Cards or Money Orders Payable to HSB – Dallas.
Complete the form and return to the front office with your payment.
ALSO, THE OFFICE HAS EXTRA PRE ORDER FORMS!!!

Please Click Here for Form

 

TSI Testing for 8th-12th grade

Harmony students and parents,
Every week we will be offering opportunities for all our students in 8th-12th grade to take the TSI. No pre-registration is required at this time, but students will need to be on time in order to participate. Students will report to room 1307 by 3:00 to be checked in. Good Luck!

Open enrollment begins soon

Open Enrollment 2018 - 2019 begins Thursday November 1st, 2018

The open enrollment period for new Harmony Public Schools students is approaching fast.

Open Enrollment for campuses statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10 for students wishing to enroll for the Fall 2019 semester.

What is Harmony?

Harmony Public Schools is a system of exceptional PreK-12 college-preparatory charter schools in Texas, specializing inScience, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

Harmony has 56 schools in communities across Texas, including Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, El Paso and in neighborhoods everywhere in between. Click here to find a campus near you.

What comes with a Harmony Public Schools education?

The Harmony Public Schools system is frequently recognized as one of the best school systems in Texas for its well-rounded curriculum with a special emphasis on STEM education.

In 2018, six of districts received ‘A’ ratings from the Texas Education Agency on its annual state accountability ratings. The TEA also found that all of Harmony’s campuses earned a “Met Standard” rating in its 2018 STARR testing.

Harmony also has a 100 percent college acceptance rate system-wide among our graduating seniors.

What is our enrollment process?

Open enrollment for Harmony Public Schools statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10. Our application and instructions for submission can be found online or at any of our campus offices. In the event the number of qualified applicants exceeds the maximum enrollment at any campus, a lottery is held at the end of February to fairly fill the available openings.

Find out more …

To find out more about our admissions process, including information about selection process and required application materials, please visit harmonytx.org/admissions.php

Parent-Teacher Conference Oct 4th, Thursday

Dear students and parents!

Parent teacher conferences will be held on Oct 4th, Thursday between 3:15 and 5:45 pm.

ESL PARENT NIGHT WAS LIVE

Dear Parents ESL Parent Night was live yesterday. If you would like to watch the recorded video, click on below link

 

Click Here

 

Texas Registrars help Harmony Students Register to Vote

 The November 6th, 2018 election process promises to be polarizing, critical, controversial, and contentious as the nation wrestles with key issues – and who will be selected to lead us into answers for those key areas of concern.
This election, two Harmony Students – Yusuf Ali Yildirim and Jinaan Ghassan Abdelqader – will have their first opportunity to participate in that electoral process making sure their voices are heard, as they vote their choice for people and proposed legislation for the very first time this November.
Yusuf and Jinaan are members of Mr. Mulvey’s College Transition preparation class, and they completed their registrations to vote with the help and encouragement of Texas Deputy Registrar for voting and local Attorney, Ramona Brumfield, and Elfrieda Cole, also a Texas Deputy Registrar for voting.
Both Ms. Cole and Ms. Brumfield spoke to all the students of the Senior class, encouraging them to register to vote as soon as they were eligible, and to participate in what Lincoln described as “Government of the people, by the people, and for the people.”
You might ask yourself, “Yes it is good for them to exercise their vote, but can just two voters have an impact? Can two votes really count? ”
In 1645, one vote gave Oliver Cromwell control over England.
In 1776, one vote gave America the English language instead of German.
In 1845, one vote brought Texas into the Union.

History would seem to answer you . . . “Yes!”


Picture Caption:
From left to right, Ms. Brumfield, Miss Abdelqader, Ms. Cole, Mr. Yildirim

Breakfast Menu

National Honor Society Applications for 10-12th

Students 10th-12th, are you looking to be a part of a nationally recognized club that promotes Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character? if so, National Honor Society, or known as NHS, is for you. Please pick up your applications from the front office or Mrs. Aktepes room 1109 starting Wednesday. Minimum of a 3.0 GPA is required. Chosen applicants will have a chance to run for officer positions as well.

Click Here

English As A Second Language Parent Night

Dear Parents,
We will have English as a second language night for the parents on Thursday, September 20th at 4:00 pm. You will be informed about the ESL program and the benefits of the program. And you will be served some refreshments. If you have any questions regarding the night, please contact Mrs. Gunduz at rgunduz@harmonytx.org

The first fundraising opportunity of year organized by HSB PTO is here!

Dear HSB Dallas Parents
The first fundraising opportunity of year is here!
Below is the link that will direct you right to the Brochure with the information.

Go to PizzaKit.com
Click on Products, then Shop
Select your preferred Shipping Method
Enter the Fundraiser ID# 356776 and place your order!

The start date 9/13/18 Pizza and will continue through 10/27/18 however the sales can begin now online by following this link!

Be sure to enter our fundraiser Id: 356776 when asked!

Let’s start the year off strong.

 

 

 

Constitution Week

WHEREAS: The Constitution of the United States of America, the guardian of our liberties, embodies the principles of limited government in a Republic dedicated to rule by law; and
WHEREAS: September 17, 2018, marks the two hundred and thirty-first anniversary of the writing of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention; and
WHEREAS: Public Law 915 guarantees the issuing of a proclamation each year by the President of the United States of America designating September 17 through 23 as Constitution Week,
NOW, THEREFORE I, Mr. Mercan by virtue of the authority vested in me as principal of the Harmony School of Business, do hereby proclaim the week of September 17 through 23 as
CONSTITUTION WEEK!!!
In 1955, the Daughters of the American Revolution petitioned Congress to set aside One week in September annually to be dedicated for the observance of Constitution Week.
The resolution was later approved by the U.S. Congress and signed into public law on August 2, 1956, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
The purpose of this annual celebration is to:
• Emphasize citizens’ responsibilities for protecting and defending the Constitution.
• Inform people that the Constitution is the basis for America’s great heritage and the foundation for our way of life.
• Encourage the study of the historical events which led to the framing of the Constitution in September 1787.
Happy Constitution Week!

GT TESTING

Dear parents,

If you have nominated or planning to nominate your student for GT, we will look at their Reading, Math and Science Map Scores first. If they get 80% or above on at least two of them. We will test them on Cogat in October. If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Gunduz at rgunduz@harmonytx.org

Map Test

Map testing is just around the corner. Please take a quick look at the map test information and support our students. Thank you. (HSB Administration)

Click Here for more information

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SELECT THE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH FOR SEPTEMBER

Please click on the survey link and vote for the employee of the month for September.

Thank you.

Click Here

 

GT Parents Welcome Event

Parents of Gifted and Talented Students,

We are having ” Welcome Event” on Thursday, September 13th at 4:00 pm at HSB -Dallas. You will be informed about GT program at HSB-Dallas and play some games. You are more than welcome to bring a dish to share with other parents and students. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Gunduz at rgunduz@harmonytx.org

Open enrollment begins soon for the 2019 - 2020 School Year!

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